NIH to Review work on bisphenol A, a chemical “common in plastics”

Published: 18 April 2007
Category: Bisphenol A (BPA), Cancer link & plastic packaging, Hormonal Changes, Packaging CONCERNS

The Washington Post reports that the National Institutes of Health will review the work done on the chemical bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical “common in plastics that has been linked to cancer and reproductive problems in animals,” by Sciences International (SI), the agency fired because it was allegedly also doing work for the chemical industry. SI’s corporate clients reportedly include Dow Chemicals and BASF, two companies that manufacture bisphenol A.

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